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Creator Role

designer produced

Description

The ceramic tile plaque features a photographic image of Abraham Lincoln in commemoration of the 100th anniversary of his birth.

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Approximate Creation Date

ca. 1909

Measurement

9 X 5 1/2 inches

Materials and Techniques Display

glazed ceramic

Inscription

recto, at bottom left corner: COPYRIGHT / 1891 BY HPRICE recto, at bottom right corner: C / sculp[?] verso: In COMMEMORATION / of the ONE HUNDREDTH / ANNIVERSARY / CELEBRATION / of the Birth of / ABRAHAM LINCOLN / FEBRUARY 12th 1909 / Modeled from the only / untouched negative in the UNITED STATES/ TAKEN 1864 / Made by SHERWIN & COTTON / EASTWOOD TILE WORKS / HANLEY STAFFORDSHIRE / ROBINSON & RANDLE, Inc. Sole Agents / 1123 Broadway NEW YORK CITY.

Creation Location

Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State, Mississippi, United States)

Work Type

plaque (flat object)--photograph

Class

glassware & ceramics

Rights

Copyright protected by Mississippi State University Libraries. Use of materials from this collection beyond the exceptions provided for in the Fair Use and Educational Use clauses of the U.S. Copyright Law may violate federal law. Permission to publish or reproduce is required.

ID

7155

Current Location

Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State, Mississippi, United States)

Repository

Mississippi State University Libraries

Digital Publisher

Mississippi State University Libraries (electronic version).

Contact Information

For more information about the contents of this collection, email sp_coll@library.msstate.edu.

Abraham Lincoln 100th Anniversary Commemorative Photographic Tile

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